Taking place this week across Miami is four days of boat show fun ranging from leisure yachting all the way up to some of the largest superyachts ever on display at the respective show locations in the city. Here we take a look at a selection of first-time attendees at the show this year.
The SuperYacht Times team will once again be on the ground in Miami this week. Get in touch with Merijn de Waard (Director), Charl van Rooy (Editor), or Sales Manager Martijn Westerink to set up a meeting this week. Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht Times
The largest yacht on display this year and making her Miami debut is the 73-metre Perini explorer yacht Grace E. Launched in 2014, Grace E was designed to cruise the seven seas in style and comfort, leaving a minimal environmental footprint wherever she goes. Grace E is on display this year with Fraser.
On display for the first time ever since her launch as Engelberg in 2013, Gene Machine will represent the Dutch builder Amels at the show this year where she will be lying at the Island Gardens Deep Harbour Marina’s berth A1.
The versatile SWATH multihull motor yacht Silver Cloud will be in Miami this week with IYC. Built in 2008 at Abeking & Rasmussen, Silver Cloud is known as one of the most stable and comfortable yachts at sea thanks to her unique hull design, optimised for a smooth ride in any conditions.
One of Westport’s latest additions to its fleet, the Westport 125, will be on display at Collins Avenue this year. The model explores a new design for the American group who introduced the 125 to its line in 2016 with the launch of the first unit, Black Gold.
The 35.5-metre Mr Loui is Benetti’s second Mediterraneo 116 unit and was launched towards the end of last year. The GRP and carbon fibre yacht will represent the Italian shipyard on Collins Avenue this year where she will be on display.
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